Upcoming GSAS Master’s Events


The Master’s College wanted to be sure you are aware of our upcoming GSAS Master’s Seminars for spring 2010. We would appreciate it if you would publicize:

GSAS Master’s Seminars- Master the Road Ahead

The GSAS Master’s College is hosting several events this spring to help you hone your skills for success in graduate school. This series features topics of particular interest to graduate students aiming for excellence in scholarship and beyond. Taught by experts in the field, topics include practicing good research, grant writing and review; and planning for the next chapter- life after graduation. To register for one or more of these workshops send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu. Light refreshments will be served. All GSAS Master’s Seminars will be held at 19 University Place on the first floor.

Register today for:

· What to do after graduation; applying for Jobs or PhD programs – in Partnership with the Wasserman Center for Career Services, the Department of Humanities and Social Thought and Graduate Enrollment Services

Tuesday, March 2nd 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Which way will you go at this crossroads? Whether you are looking for a job or want to pursue a PhD, this seminar will help you get prepared for the next chapter. If you have just begun your master’s study, the time is now to get this planning underway. If you are closer to the end of your degree, there is no time to waste in making a plan for success. We are grateful to have the expertise of Professor Robert Dimit, Associate Director of the Draper Program, David Giovanella, the Assistant Dean of Graduate Enrollment Services and Paula Lee, Wasserman Center Counselor as members of this panel. Learn from the experts about how to prepare an application that will get noticed or how to create the resume that leads to the job.

· Practicing Good Research: Getting the most out of using the NYU Libraries’ resources and services – in partnership with the NYU Bobst Library

Tuesday, March 9th 5:30 – 7:00 pm

There’s one way to maximize your chances at straight A’s, make sure your research is solid. Scott Collard of NYU’s Bobst Library brings the science of research to your fingertips in this seminar. Learn what tools are available to you as a GSAS student. Find easy ways to make the most of your library resources. Master the best practices in research techniques and presentation.

· Get Funded- Grants and Scholarships for Study and Research


Have a wonderful day,

Suzanne Collado

The Gradaute School of Arts and Science

212.998.3710 – direct


Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017


Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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